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Radeon HD 4850 512MB vs Radeon R7 M260X

Intro

The Radeon HD 4850 512MB comes with clock speeds of 625 MHz on the GPU, and 993 MHz on the 512 MB of GDDR3 memory. It features 800(160x5) SPUs as well as 40 TAUs and 16 ROPs.

Compare those specifications to the Radeon R7 M260X, which comes with GPU core speed of 825 MHz, and 2048 MB of GDDR5 RAM set to run at 1000 MHz through a 128-bit bus. It also is comprised of 384 Stream Processors, 24 TAUs, and 8 ROPs.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Memory Bandwidth

As far as performance goes, the Radeon R7 M260X should in theory be just a bit superior to the Radeon HD 4850 512MB overall. (explain)

Radeon R7 M260X 64000 MB/sec
Radeon HD 4850 512MB 63552 MB/sec
Difference: 448 (1%)

Texel Rate

The Radeon HD 4850 512MB should be a lot (about 26%) more effective at AF than the Radeon R7 M260X. (explain)

Radeon HD 4850 512MB 25000 Mtexels/sec
Radeon R7 M260X 19800 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 5200 (26%)

Pixel Rate

The Radeon HD 4850 512MB will be quite a bit (approximately 52%) more effective at full screen anti-aliasing than the Radeon R7 M260X, and also will be capable of handling higher screen resolutions without slowing down too much. (explain)

Radeon HD 4850 512MB 10000 Mpixels/sec
Radeon R7 M260X 6600 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 3400 (52%)

Please note that the above 'benchmarks' are all just theoretical - the results were calculated based on the card's specifications, and real-world performance may (and probably will) vary at least a bit.

Price Comparison

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

Specifications

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Model Radeon HD 4850 512MB Radeon R7 M260X
Manufacturer AMD AMD
Year Jun 25, 2008 June 2014
Code Name RV770 PRO Opal
Memory 512 MB 2048 MB
Core Speed 625 MHz 825 MHz
Memory Speed 1986 MHz 4000 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 110 watts (Unknown) watts
Bandwidth 63552 MB/sec 64000 MB/sec
Texel Rate 25000 Mtexels/sec 19800 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 10000 Mpixels/sec 6600 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 800(160x5) 384
Texture Mapping Units 40 24
Render Output Units 16 8
Bus Type GDDR3 GDDR5
Bus Width 256-bit 128-bit
Fab Process 55 nm 28 nm
Transistors 956 million (Unknown) million
Bus PCIe 2.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x8
DirectX Version DirectX 10.1 DirectX 11.2
OpenGL Version OpenGL 3.0 OpenGL 4.3

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the maximum amount of information (measured in MB per second) that can be transferred past the external memory interface within a second. It's worked out by multiplying the card's interface width by the speed of its memory. If it uses DDR memory, it must be multiplied by 2 once again. If DDR5, multiply by 4 instead. The higher the bandwidth is, the faster the card will be in general. It especially helps with AA, High Dynamic Range and high resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum texture map elements (texels) that are applied in one second. This figure is worked out by multiplying the total texture units of the card by the core clock speed of the chip. The higher the texel rate, the better the graphics card will be at texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels applied per second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum number of pixels that the graphics chip could possibly write to its local memory in a second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The figure is calculated by multiplying the amount of colour ROPs by the the core speed of the card. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - sometimes also referred to as Render Output Units) are responsible for drawing the pixels (image) on the screen. The actual pixel rate also depends on quite a few other factors, most notably the memory bandwidth - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the potential to get to the max fill rate.

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Radeon HD 4850 512MB

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Radeon R7 M260X

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

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